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martin has discovered that sequestration is already cutting into national defense. >> reporter: late this afternoon, the 5,000 crew members of the aircraft carrier "truman" got the word: they will not be leaving their home port of norfolk, virginia, for the persian gulf this friday as planned. their deployment is being postponed due to the looming budget crisis. vice admiral mark fox says that means the u.s. will have only one instead of the normal two aircraft carriers in the persian gulf. what does that mean, operationally? >> what it does change is the opportunity to have additional capability immediately. there will be additional time distance associated with bringing another vessel over if that's required. >> reporter: do you know how much you're saving by doing this? >> in the hundreds of millions of dollars. >> reporter: the postponement of the "truman's" deployment, along with that of a guided missile cruiser, is the most visible of automatic budget cuts known as sequestration, compounded by the absence of a new budget of fiscal year 2013. a double whammy which has a normally
sluggish challenged by a steep decline in defense spending and the impact of higher social security taxes. susan mcginnis is in washington this morning. susan, good morning. >> anne-marie, good morning. yeah, we have an economy that's still struggling despite some positive signs like higher consumer spending, higher business investment. the job market is similar. we expect sluggish growth in today's report. of course, any surprises there could jolt the market. wall street is eagerly awaiting the government's january jobs report. analysts predict the country added jobs last month but not enough to buck the unemployment rate from its current 7.8%. >> it's been a slow process. >> latoya patrick is one of america's estimated 12 million unemployed workers. she's been looking for a job since the fall after graduating with a master's degree. >> i'm not going to lie. it's been really tough sometimes. when you're home, you feel like you feel like you know i spent all this time going to school and it's like nobody's giving you a chance. >> economists say until more people like
my eye on the puck. >> you have an offensive and defensive coordinateorcoordinator. what do you do? >> and all that matters. >> snow emergency in the city of boston will go into effect at noontime, stay off the streets of our city basically stay home. >> the good news if you like snow we're going to have some. >> on "cbs this morning." >> the worst hit is boston expecting five-foot snow drifts. my god! if that happens to new york we won't find our mayor until spring! >>> welcome to "cbs this morning." charlie rose is off today. anthony mason is with us. as you're waking up in the west police in southern california may be closing in on a former officer who declared war on his own. christopher dorner is accused of shooting two police officers yesterday in river side california, killing one of them. he was already wanted for killing a young couple. the dragnet stretches for hundreds of miles across southern california, but this morning, the focus is on big bear outside los angeles. ben tracy is there, ben, good morning. >> reporter: norah and anthony good morning.
will start to kick in march 1st, taking a $55 billion bite out of this year's defense budget and $27 billion from domestic discretionary spending. according to the congressional budget office more than 1 million jobs are at risk. defense secretary leon panetta had this warning. >> we are going to weaken the united states and make it much more difficult to respond to the crisis in europe. >> reporter: the cuts were designed to be so painful they would force congress to come one a smarter way to trim the deficit instead but it didn't happen. house republicans poind out they passed a bill to replace the sequester with cuts to federal worker pay, food stamps and other programs. democrats say that puts the burden on poor and middle class americans to pay for debt reduction. >> remember the american people still believe by an overwhelming margin that the rich should contribute to this. >> reporter: republicans argue democrats have no plan for replacing the sequester beyond eliminating tax breaks for corporate jet owners and oil companies. >> these aren't real solutio
air defenses. but it could also be used to strike heavily defended targets without risking a pilot's life. a plane like that could one day carry weapons. >> yes. >> reporter: putting armed drones on an aircraft carrier would give the navy capability to launch unmanned flights virtually anyplace in the world. >> the biggest thing is you don't have to worry about permission from other countries to operate a vehicle from v foreign airfields. >> reporter: the x47-b is not scheduled to reach the fleet until 2017, but when it doest drone warfare will go to a whole new level. >> pelley: fascinating, david. thank you. you can see more of david's report on the future of drones this sunday on "cbs sunday morning." the mystery deepens in what's grounded boeing's plane of the future. and a hero to millions recovers from a health scare when the cbs evening news continues. that company, the united states postal service® works for thousands of home businesses. because at usps.com® you can pay, print and have your packages picked up for free. i can even drop off free boxes. i wear a lot of hat
he raised objections about the policies privately. meanwhile secretary of defense leon panetta testifies on capitol hill today about the deadly attack on the u.s. compound in benghazi, libya. this follows his dire warnings yesterday about the impact of dramatic budget cuts due to kick in next moth the so-called sequestration. panetta spelled out a list of cuts the pentagon will have to make, cuts he says will seriously undermine the military. susan mcginnis is in washington this morning. susan, good morning. >> good morning, anne-marie. the cuts are already happening. the pentagon is shrinking its presence in the persian gulf of aircraft carriers. it's par of that long list that secretary panetta released saying these cuts are going to have to happen in the coming weeks all because congress cannot agree on an alternative to the automatic budget cuts that are planning to kick in as well as a 2013 budget. the "uss truman" was scheduled to pull out of norfolk, virginia, tomorrow expected to head to the persian gulf but wednesday afternoon word came in the
of aircraft carriers in the persian gulf to one from two. the defense department made that announcement yesterday as deep automatic spending cuts loom for defense and domestic programs here. those cuts will kick in at the beginning of next month. and unless congress agrees to an alternate budget plan before then. defense secretary leon panetta says severe military cuts would harm the nation's security and the economy. >> we will furlough as many as 800,000 department of defense civilians around the country for up to 22 days. they could face a 20% cut in their salary. you don't think that's going to impact or economy? >> some economists estimated a march 1 sequestration could result in up to a million people losing their jobs. >>> today some house democrats are set to unveil their plans to curb gun violence. the 15 proposals are said to be similar to those proposed by the obama administration, including background checks on all gun purchases and bans on assault weapons and high capacity magazines. but some proposals are expected to have little chance o
pelley is in new york. >> what's the biggest threat to america? the outgoing defense secretary left us today with a stark warning of what he says could be the next pearl harbor. that story tonight on the "cbs evening news." >>> when it comes to a healthy heart, some of those good fats may not be so good after all. >> no. dr. kim on a strange turn of events that raises new questions about what we should be eating. >>> reporter: at emergency barbecue in san carlos tritip is king but doesn't red meat as well as butter and cheese just ooze with saturated fat? that bad stuff that clogs arteries? >> i'd be dead already if i had my dreams of eating bacon every day. i wouldn't be able to do this interview. >> reporter: for years the american heart association has urged americans to cut down on bad fat and boost the good stuff poly-unsaturated vegetable oils like corn oil, safflower rich in omega-6 lineolic acid. now a new report could have us all chewing the fat. federal researchers looked at an old study on poly- unsaturated oils and found lost data tha
in budget cuts that kick in march 1. >> this is not a game. >> reporter: outgoing defense secretary leon panetta says congress' inability to find a way to avoid the cuts has endangered america's security. >> these steps would seriously damage a fragile american economy and they would degrade our ability to respond to crises precisely at a time of rising instability across the road. >> reporter: the idea is that the budget cuts would be so objectionable here on capitol hill that congress would agree on an alternative. that has proven to be easier said than done. >> i fought to not have this sequester in the first place. but the president didn't want to have to deal with the debt limit again before his re- election. >> they pass budgets that are wholly objectionable to most americans. they didn't become law because of that, because they don't have the support of the american people. >> reporter: if washington can't agree on a plan, some economists say up to 1 million people could lose their jobs. susan mcginnis, cbs news, washington. >> secretary panetta
cbs news, new orleans. >> 49ers defensive back will spend his off season doing damage control after his home phobic comments at tuesday's media day. after the super bowl, colliver will work with the trefr project to learn more about the lgbt community. a representative says he could eventually spend time volunteering at a crisis center. >>> if you take a look at the french quarter you might think you're in san francisco with all the 49er fans who traveled for the super bowl. as cbs reporter christina anderson shows us, they can't wait until tomorrow. >> the streets are packed with people all decked out in their football best supporting their favorite taechls. >> it's pretty amazing. we've -- a last-minute decision to come down. neither one of us has ever been here to a super bowl. it's just fun. the hotel we're staying at has a lot of 49er fans. it's fun walk tg streets to see people jazzed walking around. it's really neat. >> for some, being here in new orleans is a dream come true. >> we told each other five years ago next time niners go to the super bowl we're coming, and here we
football team has been defense but thanks to joe flacco the offense is now carrying its share of the load sgli just remember snapping him in the chest real hard. i was like look you're the general now. lead us to a victory. like, we're not walking out of here unless you wake upright now and leadtous a victory. >> flacco will join rich as the only quarterback at the university of delaware to start in a super bowl. at super bowl xlvii, i'm dennis odonnell. chuck wouldn't come out, with all that hollering. but when the groundhog came out of his house at . >>> all right. chuck didn't really want to make it out but when the ground hog did come out of his house at the staten island zoo, he did not see his shadow, and we all know what that means. that means the winterly weather is ending. there will be an early spring. chuck is one of several ground hogs across the country that predict the coming of spring. it's not just how you file apparently. he's being up staged. i'm kind of ready for spring weather. >>> yeah. it's been cold for a long time, hasn't it. >> yeah. >> i think that has been th
: defense secretary panetta warned that would be the least of it if the automatic budget cuts known as sequestration take effect at the beginning of march. the pentagon has to reduce spending by $46 billion in the remaining seven months of fiscal year 2013. >> if these cuts happen there will be a serious disruption in defense programs and a sharp decline in our military readiness. >> reporter: this army document says three-fourths of its combat brigades will have to delay their training for several months resulting in a failure to meet demands of the national military strategy by the end of this year. afraid it will have to take $18 billion out of its own budget the army has already stopped maintenance of 1,300 vehicles and 17,000 weapons. according to this document the air force would cut its overhauls of aircraft by one-third, with the result that some planes would have to be grounded. flying hours for air force pilots would be cut by 18%. >> it puts at risk our fundamental mission of protecting the american people. >> reporter: combat operations in afgha
-for-18 in the last four games. grice, despite the loss, played well with 30 saves. defensive end justin smith will reportedly have surgery this week to repair his left tricep. the 49ers are still one of the favorites to get back to the super bowl next year. >> we stood in the locker room about ten minutes. it was real tough to get down to the four-yard line and not win the game. we've got a lot of free agents, so we'll see what happens after this year. >>> delaney walker is one of five key free agents with the 49ers, still under contract. alex smith's future will also have to be addressed this off- season. >>> the a's have acquired jed lowrie from the astros in a five-player trade. chris carter is among the trio of a's headed to houston. >>> joe vazquez spent the day hanging out with mickey mouse. >> do you want to play the 49ers again? >> i don't know. i might end up with too many kids. >>> and no. 4, for the bay area pacer convention, george hill with a nice lob to paul george for the alley-oop. no. 3, lillard gets a rude awakening at
in libya. outgoing secretary of defense leon panetta was grilled during the attack on capitol hill yesterday. panetta was pressed about the president's involvement. he said he learned about the assault while meeting with mr. obama. mr. obama told him to deploy forces as quickly as possible, but panetta did not speak to the president after that. >> the event was over before -- >> it lasted almost eight hours and my question to you is during that eight-hour period, did the president show any curiosity about how's this going, what kind of assets do you have helping these people? did he ever make that phone call? >> look. there's no question in my mine the president of the united states was concerned about american lives. >> well, with all due respect i don't believe that's a credible statement if he never called and asked you, are we helping these people, what's happening to them. snopa any ta also said that he supported a plan to help and president obama decided against it. >>> also on capitol hill the drone strike was an issue and john brennan was key. bren
problem was defense spending was cut 22%. that was the biggest drop in 40 years. it was very abrupt. washington cannot continually operate under a cloud of crisis. that freezes up consumers. it gets businesses worried. we can't afford these self- inflicted wounds. >> pelley: also in that interview, the president said that he thinks the boy scouts of america should include gays. the organization's executive board will consider tomorrow whether to drop its national ban on gays. and that is creating a divide between a lot of scout families. here's john blackstone. >> boy scout troop leader steve tennant and his 16-year-old son christopher have been involved in scouting for the last five years. they are straight, but don't like the policy excluding gays. >> i have a huge problem with that. >> reporter: what did it feel like when you heard that a local troop had thrown out a kid because he was gay? >> i was shocked. shocked and amazed. appalled. i couldn't believe it. >> reporter: the teen thrown out last october was 18-year-old ryan anderson, who was about to become an eagle scout. >> g
as the new secretary of defense. hagel had a rough day today at his senate confirmation hearing. the former republican senator's past statements about iran israel, and iraq drew hostile questions, and here's wyatt andrews. >> reporter: republicans charge that, in his 12 years as a senator, chuck hagel was too soft on iran and not supportive of israel. hagel was forced to retract one 2006 comment when he said "the jewish lobby intimidates a lot of people up here," meaning congress, a statement that drew questions from senator lindsey graham. >> give me an example of where we've been intimidated by the israeli jewish lobby to do something dumb. regarding the middle east israel, or anywhere else. >> well, i can't give you an example. >> thank you. >> reporter: hagel still rejected the notion he was ever anti-israel. >> we have a special relationship with israel. we always have had. so i never voted in... against israel ever in the 12 years i was in the senate. >> reporter: but the most pointed disagreement was over the 2007 troop surge in iraq. at the time, hagel called the surge of 30,000 tro
defense. >> reporter: at the start of her news conference beyonce got right to the point. ♪ [ music ]♪ >> reporter: her surprise performance was clearly intended to silence critics following her performance of the national anthem at president obama's inauguration. beyonce admits she sang along with a prerecorded track. >> i am a perfectionist and one thing about my i practice until my feet bleed. i did not have team to rehearse with the orchestra. >> reporter: beyonce posted super bowl rehearsal video and photos online. she says this performance will be different. >> i will absolutely be singing live. i am well rehearsed. and i will absolutely be singing live. this is what i was born to do. >> reporter: prerecorded music at big events is nothing new. madonna and whitney houston both relied on recorded tracks to pump up their sound during their super bowl performances. many fans accept lip-syncing as part of the performance. >> i hope she gives us the real thing. i'd prefer the real thing. but i'm happy whatever she does. >> reporter: she won't
to be an actress. hopefully one day secretary of defense. yeah, big dreams. >> that's a lot of dreams. >> yeah. >> before katrina, the graduation rate was less than 50%. now it is 75%. >> what did it mean to you to be able to pick your high school >> i don't feel like you can be truly educated without having a choice. >> the mayor also gave great credit to the teach for america program that sent 375 teachers from all over the country to new orleans. harvard said today that . >>> harvard said that 60 of its students were suspended for cheating on an exam. >>> the nfl wants to change the culture of the game to prevent injuries, and we will talk to james brown of cbs sports, next. i gave birth to my daughter on may 18th, five days later, i had a massive heart attack. bayer aspirin was the first thing the emts gave me. now, i'm on a bayer aspirin regimen. [ male announcer ] be sure to talk to your doctor before you begin an aspirin regimen. [ woman ] learn from my story. ,?(7 [ nyquil bottle ] you know i relieve coughs sneezing, fevers... [ tylenol bottle ] me too!
in goal and the ravens' defense holds. baltimore wins 34-31. during the thrill of winning his first sproul ravens coach john harbaugh paid tribute to his little brother. >> how hard was it going against your little brother? >> it was really hard. the end of the game was the hardest experience. >> what did you say to him? >> i told him i love him. >> baltimore we're coming home baby. >> so what caused that 34 minutes of darkness? well, authorities are now saying there was an abnormality in the power system that forced a shutdown and then of course anne-marie it triggered some backup power 34 minutes later. >> indeed it was quite a game. thank you very much vinita nair in new orleans. >>> well the super bowl game was the last game for baltimore ravens' ray lewis. he spent his entire 17-year career with the ravens. he retires with his second super bowl championship. >> i get to see a different side of life now, you know? my family and my sons and my jimmy lee dykes now an alleged murderer remained holed up with a 5-year-old he took. >> the flag-dragged coffin car
allen. >>> ray lewis has been the face of the ravens for nearly two decades. baltimore's defense is full of dominant personalities. a new leader has emerged, on the offensive side of the football. >> i just remember slapping him in the chest, you know, like real hard. i was like, look, you're the general now, you know. lead us to a victory. like we're not talking out of here unless you wake up, like right now, and lead us to a victory. >> i don't know which side of joe we want to get ahold of. we want joe cool and all that. but come on, man. in our locker room, we got 53 -- we got about 65, 69 different guys in the locker room. we handsen down got probably the craziest, the nuttiest locker room in the nfl. and he fits right in with that. >> reporter: yeah. joe flacco is the guy that concerns me. eight touchdowns, no interceptions. the offensive line is playing great football and everybody has been talking about colin kaepernick. not too much about joe flacco. so as we go back to san francisco, ken and liz, that guy, watch out for the
. on the defensive side of the ball, joe flacco in a 3rd. they made him look like joe montana, yes, for the touchdown. >> joe did look like joe montana this entire post season. no interception, he was brilliant. turned down the contract offer at the beginning of the year. he said that is not enough money and now he could be the highest paid quarterback in the nf stphraorbgs as boomer said, -- [ laughter ] >> cha-ching, cha-ching on every throw. >> yes. he absolutely deserves it. i think he felt he was the rodney danger field. everyone was talking about kaepernick, and flacco, oht is joe flacco. everything against them. visiting team. a tiny shack of a locker room. everything was against them. all of the plans were aligned for the 49ers and still, the ravens got it done. >>> okay, allen boone afterwards trying to put it in perspective. >> it sucks, it sucks to lose. it does. you know. >> the power outage? >> no effect. things happen. this is life. you just move on. [reporter asking question ] >> colin kept his swag. did a good job of that.
in the second half after falling behind 28-6. the defensive tackle described the final moments from the field. >> to me, i was sitting on the edge of my seat. i was looking at every time kaepernick -- it was like everything in slow motion, looking at his mouth move, the snap, everything. we came up short. >> reporter: players say they will spend weeks getting rest relaxing and healing any injuries and rather than think of what could have been, they are focusing on what's ahead. >> being back next year. it's all about progression and next year. >> reporter: the coach spoke with the media for the last time this season. you can see that interview on our newscast tonight. in santa clara, elissa harrington, kpix 5. >>> spring training a week away. >>> new at noon officials at superdome and its utility company say they are hiring outside experts to find out why the power failed for 34 minutes during the super bowl. documents show stadium managers were concerned in october about power lines feeding into the superdome. replacement work was done weeks before the n
and intreeging inginintriguing part of this whole deal. onormally the administration rushes out with the defense. he hardly left capitol hill yesterday when reports leaked out of the white house not attributed to any official but they were disappointed thought he did not do very well. it was weird. it's only two things that could have happened here either the white house is absolutely certain that they have every democrat's vote and that he's going to be confirmed, because there are more democrats than republicans in the senate or they were sort of setting chuck hagel up to say, you better think about withdrawing your name and we'll get on with something else. this just doesn't happen the way it did yesterday. >> so it might be more damage to the possibility of confirmation? >> i don't think he helped himself. i would say that because it seems to me after the white house's kind of tepid reaction they had, it seems to be saying to democrats if this is a hard vote for you, do what you need to do. >> what do you make of john mccain? >> well, this is a very interesting thin
will be the first line of defense and will have prohibition orders with offender pictures. bart will hold community meetings to seek feedback. in oakland, i'm da lin, cbs 5. >>> a new mural is in the mission in san francisco to honor the 49ers. and the fans. aptly titled the city bleeds gold. it's the work of local graffiti artists. they say they had to use rock climbing gear to complete the 30-foot masterpiece. >>> this doughnut shop in the south bay is getting in on the super bowl fun. psycho donuts in campbell, love the name, is selling 49ers doughnuts with red icing and edible gold. they are selling baltimore doughnuts too featuring the faces of dazed football players, called ravens road kill. >>> coming up, do you consider yourself superstitious? well, how some people in the bay area are behaving differently these days because of the 49ers. >> a lot of people crossing their fingers hoping for rainfall around here. not going to do any good. we are dry on cbs 5 hi-def doppler once again. i'll have your forecast for the next seven days and find out
in the house. meanwhile outgoing defense secretary leon panetta is scheduled to testify on capitol hill on thursday on the u.s. response to that attack in libya. >>> president obama has signed an extension for the federal government's ability to borrow new money. the measure will suspend the $16.4 trillion debt ceiling until the middle of may. the bill also requires members of the house and senate to pass a budget by mid-april or risk having their own pay withheld. >>> the dow's bounce above 14,000 didn't last long. worry about europe dragged the market down yesterday, the biggest losses of the year. the dow was down 129. the nasdaq lost 48. in the previous session, the dow had hit its highest level in years. >>> the u.s. government plans to file a civil lawsuit against the ratings agency standard & poor's. the suit accuses the firm of giving high ratings to risky mortgage bond and led to the 2008 financial crisis. s&p says the suit is without merit. >>> medical marijuana has been legal in california since 1996. but now some cities are banning the di
in the phoenix open. >>> it's 6:23. in golf, phil mickelson is trying to defense his pebble beach pro-am title. >> he is hot coming off a wire- to-wire win last weekend at the phoenix open and mickelson playing the monterey peninsula course. lot ofy shoots a 1-under 69. lefty is in the hunt. in it goes. former cal star in gangnam style in phoenix, james hahn birdies and finishes with a 1- under 71. co-leader hunter mahan was pleased with the mild weather in monterey. >> we knew there was some weather coming in. didn't know how bad it was going to be. and it just never came in here. just got broken up or something. and, you know, this is a day where you want to be at pebble beach. the weather is so good like this. >> any day is a good day to be there. his approach on 11 led to a birdie. he finished with a 6-under 66. he is one of the leaders tied with us are the knox. six golfers tied at 5 under: basketball. number one indiana at illinois... with ni tenths of a second left in regulation. >>> play of the day from college hoops. number one indiana a
degree murder trial. zimmerman's defense attorneys say they need more time to raise funds for that case. martin would have been 18 years old today. his parents are reportedly at the hearing. an antigun and antiviolence rally is planned for today, as well. >>> medical marijuana dispensaries in california are waiting on a ruling about how far state law can go to protect their right to do business. the state supreme court will hear arguments today on whether local governments can ban the dispensaries. right now 200 cities and counties ban them. about three dozen are right here in the bay area. >>> tv watching may hurt a man's chances of having a cool. a new study shows young men who watch 20 hours of tv a week had lower sperm counts. researchers tracked men between 18 and 22 years old for about two years. they say men can improve their sperm count significantly if they exercise at least 15 hours a week. >>> the real-life spider-man pulls off another death-defying climb. >> better known, the french spider-man alain robert's latest feat cub
and they came back and won. >> reporter: in the end, a last-minute defensive stand and a disputed noncall led to john harbaugh's team beating his brother jim's 34-31. >> it wasn't perfect. it wasn't pretty but it was us. >> reporter: earning flacco the mvp. >> it hasn't sunk in yet. crazy. unbelievable. tough to put into words. >> reporter: a super bowl that will be remembered as much for winning plays as losing power. >> we go from a blowout to a blackout to a classic game. >> yeah. one of the most memorable super bowls of all time. >> and the ravens have won it. >> reporter: the superdome spent $336 million on repairs after katrina. the superdome and the energy company entergy are blaming this issue on an abnormality. charlie, norah? >> an abnormality. thank you, jeff. we head across town to the superdome. armen keteyian is there with new video from the moment the game went dark. it's a story only we can bring you. armen, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, charlie. good morning, norah. i had literally just finished an interview with the man in charge of the nfl's entire s
, and the leak now has the white house on the defensive. administration officials argued forcefully tuesday the targeted killing of terrorists who are american citizens often by drone strikes is acceptable policy in the battle to keep america safe. >> these strikes are legal. they are ethical and they are wise. >> we only take these kinds of actions when there is an eminent threat when capture is not feasible and when we are confident we're doing so in a way that's consistent with federal and international law. >> reporter: but the administration gives itself wide latitude on what constitutes an eminent threat. the memo reads the administration does not require clear evidence that a specific attack will take place in the immediate future. and a u.s. citizen can be targeted if they're believed to be a senior operational leader of al qaeda, engaged in planning operations to kill americans. anwar al awlaki was the highest al qaeda killed by a drone, and samir khan killed in 2011. >> you're taking away a u.s. citizen's due process. doesn't it deserve a broader debate? >> w
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